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Highly Mutated Protein in Skin Cancer Plays Central Role in Skin Cell Renewal

Monday, February 19, 2018 10:09 AM

Approximately once a month, our skin completely renews itself. If this highly coordinated process goes awry, it can lead to a variety of skin diseases, ranging from skin cancer to psoriasis. Cells lining such organs as skin and the gut, ...

Drug That Treats Psoriasis Also Reduces Aortic Vascular Inflammation

Friday, February 16, 2018 1:08 PM

Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, in collaboration with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, led a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study and found patients who took ...

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